Print Options

 
 
 Print
Carrot Apple Salad Recipe

Carrot Apple Salad Recipe

Deciding to start eating healthy, I took a classic carrot and raisin salad recipe and lightened it up, then added apples for extra flavor. I took this dish to a weight-loss group meeting...and they loved it! —Kim Jones of Collinsville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 2 medium tart apples, diced
  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 3 tablespoons flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup fat-free reduced-sugar vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a bowl. Add apples to the juice; toss to coat. Let stand for 5 minutes; drain.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, carrots, raisins, coconut and apples.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over carrot mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until chilled. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 138 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.